The US Navy's Center for High Assurance Computer Systems (CHACS) is developing new technologies for detecting malware, the organisation has told Jane's .
CHACS is a branch of the Information Technology (IT) Division within the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). Cyber touches upon a range of areas within NRL, and CHACS is the organisation's specialist arm in the rapidly developing domain. It divides its work across a number of different sections, from communications security to software engineering.
Joseph Mathews, section head for the centre's network security research, told Jane's that malware detection work is being pursued through a project called MalSee, which is being carried out in partnership with academic and industry partners, along with the Office of Naval Research (ONR).
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